Skip to Content

News Releases from May, 2008

May 30, 2008
Concejos de Gobierno de Metro de diferentes sectores de servicio anuncian sus reuniones de Junio

Los cinco Concejos de Gobierno en los Sectores de Servicio de Metro sostendrán sus reuniones regulares públicas mensuales en Junio para discutir varios asuntos relacionados al transporte en sus respectivos sectores de servicio. Los residentes del Valle de San Fernando, Valle de San Gabriel, Gateway Cities del sureste de Los Angeles, South Bay y el área Westside/Central interesados en ayudar a mejor el servicio de autobuses Metro en sus comunidades están invitados a atender las reuniones mensuales.


Keywords: News
May 28, 2008
Metro, Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition to Conduct Community Meetings on Bike and Pedestrian Access to Transit Hubs

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) and Los Angeles County Bike Coalition (LACBC) are holding a series of community meetings to discuss bike and pedestrian access to several Metro Rail stations and the Metro Orange Line.

Keywords: "Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition" Bike Pedestrian "Community Meetings" "Transit Hubs"
May 23, 2008
Metro Gold Line Eastside Extension is more than 80 percent complete

Construction of the Metro Gold Line Eastside Extension light rail project is more than 80 percent complete. In addition, other milestones have been reached including the unprecedented construction safety record of more than 3 million work-hours without an accident that requires a single day away from work. The project also is on budget and scheduled to open on time in mid-2009.

Keywords: "Gold Line" Eastside
May 22, 2008
Metro Board Adopts FY09 Budget

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) Board of Directors today adopted a $3.4 billion budget for Fiscal Year 2008-09 that begins July 1, 2008.

Keywords: "FY09 Budget"
May 21, 2008
Metro, Ventura County, Shine 'Green' Spotlight on Pioneering Rideshare Programs of Southern California Employers

From the super-sized savings in commuters’ pockets to a decrease in gasoline consumption and emissions reflected in recent public transportation ridership tallies, the concept of ridesharing is emerging from a disregarded option perceived as inconvenient into an acceptable, reliable and, yes, even hip, commute of choice.

Keywords: "Ventura County" Green "Rideshare Programs" "Southern California Employers"
May 16, 2008
Focus on the Valley

Mobility 21 Coalition to Meet in San Fernando Valley May 21

Keywords: "Mobility 21" "Focus On The Valley"
May 16, 2008
Discuss Toll Roads and Taxes with Metro Board Chair Pam O'Connor

Fifth live internet chat will be at noon, Wednesday, May 21 at

Keywords: "Pam O'Connor" "Toll Roads" Taxes
May 12, 2008
First in North America: Innovative Digital Advertising Display Debuts in Metro Red Line Tunnel

Metro’s latest effort to increase agency revenues turns to innovative tunnel advertising

Keywords: "Digital Advertising Display" "Red Line Tunnel"
May 09, 2008
Metro Promotes Bike to Work Week with a Celebrity Bike Pit Stop, Prizes, Free Rides

Register in Advance Online for a Chance to Win a Folding Bike

Keywords: "Bike To Work Week" Prizes "Free Rides"
May 09, 2008
Metro Experiences Ground Swell of Public Support for Traffic Relief

More than 40,000 people have gone to Metro’s web site this spring and several thousand others have attended community meetings to learn more about Metro’s draft Long Range Transportation Plan while sharing their vision for a traffic-free future for Los Angeles County.

Keywords: "Public Support" "Traffic Relief"
May 07, 2008
Metro to Hold Public Hearing May 14 on Proposed FY 09 Budget

Metro will hold a public hearing on a draft $3.370 billion budget for Fiscal Year 2008-09 on Wednesday, May 14, at 2:30 p.m. in the third floor Board room at Metro Headquarters, One Gateway Plaza next to Union Station in downtown Los Angeles.

Keywords: "Public Hearing" "Proposed FY 09 Budget"
May 06, 2008
Metro 577X Provides Relief from High Gas Prices with Fast and Frequent Service Between El Monte, Norwalk and Downtown Long Beach Transit Mall

Metro’s 577X Line provides relief to the high price of gas, offering express bus service between the El Monte Transit Center and the downtown Long Beach Transit Mall. The original route of the 577X Line stopped in El Monte, at the Norwalk Metro Green Line Station, Cal State University Long Beach and the Long Beach VA Medical Center. Last June the line was extended to the Long Beach Transit Mall, including two stops along 7th Street at Ximeno and at Cherry.

Keywords: "Gas Prices" "El Monte" "Downtown Long Beach Transit Mall" Norwalk
May 05, 2008
Go Metro to Lummis Day Festival, Sunday, June 1, and See Famed Musician Jackson Browne

Musician Jackson Browne and the Latino theater group Culture Clash will be among stars appearing, Sunday, June 1, at the third annual Lummis Day: The Festival of Northeast Los Angeles. The festival is free and Metro is an easy and economical way to get there. Take the Metro Gold Line to the Southwest Museum Station, exit the train and walk ten minutes to the Lummis Home.

Keywords: "Lummis Day Festival" "Jackson Browne"
May 05, 2008
Highway toll lanes: The way to go

They're proven congestion busters, not an experiment.

Keywords: "Highway Toll Lanes"
May 03, 2008
Civic Leaders Explore Climate Change, Mitigation Efforts at Sustainability Summit


With climate change impacts on everyone’s minds these days, Metro is the cool way to get to the 17th Annual Los Feliz Village Street fair on Sunday, June 8, from 11 am to 8 pm on Vermont Avenue between Franklin and Hollywood Boulevard.

Keywords: News
May 02, 2008
Join Metro Board Chair O'Connor in Imagining a More Mobile Region

Fifth live internet chat will be at noon May 21 at

Keywords: "Board Chair" O'Connor Live Chat
May 01, 2008
Metro Community-based Transit Service Sector Governance Councils Set May Meetings

Metro’s five community-based transit service sector governance councils will hold their regular monthly public meetings in May to discuss various transportation issues in their service sectors.

Keywords: "Transit Service Sector Governance Councils" May Meetings
Share this page on
Close Search Window

Search, The Source, and El Pasajero